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Professional Development: Webinar: 2013: May: Trauma
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 Webinar: Intervention Strategies to Address Trauma

In collaboration with the IDEA Partnership and the Center for School Mental Health the Quality and Evidence Base Practice (QEBP) Practice Group will host a webinar on Wednesday May 22 from 1:00-2:30 Eastern Time titled

“Practical Intervention Strategies to Address Impact of Trauma in Schoolsthat will feature two presentations.

The first presentation will feature Dr. Marleen Wong, Associate Dean and Clinical Professor, Director of Field Education School of Social Work University of Southern California and CSMH Expert Advisory Panel Member, who will share updated information on utilizing Psychological First Aid in the School Setting. Dr. Wong will provide an overview of Psychological First Aid: Listen Protect Connect, Model and Teach, a five phase strategy that helps students and staff to process a troubling experience which is interfering with the student's ability to learn and to fully participate in the classroom.  There will also be a discussion on how to modify this model for Psychological First Aid with adults/peers in the school setting.

The second presentation will feature Dr. Eric Rossen, Director of Professional Development and Standards with the National Association of School Psychologists, a Nationally Certified School Psychologist, licensed psychologist, and co-author of Supporting and Educating Traumatized Students: A Guide for School-Based Professionals. Dr. Rossen will discuss the core components of trauma-sensitive schools and the importance of integrating these initiatives into existing efforts. This presentation will also describe how schools can effectively utilize school-based mental health professionals and empower all educators to support students with trauma histories. Specific examples of practical, classroom-based strategies will be provided to illustrate how educators can supplement more intensive direct interventions.


Instructions to join the webinar:

1.      To join the meeting go

2.      Please sign in as a guest. This allows you to view the power point slides and participate in instant messaging during the webinar.
3.      To listen to the meeting and participate in the discussion, please call in via telephone. Conference Number: 1-877-512-6886 and Participant Code: 2365393812
4.      Please turn off your computer's speakers.
*If you are unable to join the webinar, the webinar recording and presentation will be archived on the Center for School Mental Health website (located under resources à archived webinars) and the QEBP Practice Group page of the National Community of Practice on Collaborative School Behavioral Health website 
*If you have never attended an Adobe Connect meeting before, please test your connection:
If you need help with Adobe Connect please email Dr. Mariola Rosser before the webinar date. 
If you have questions about the webinar content, please email Dr. Nicole Evangelista Brandt before the webinar date. As stated previously, the webinar will be archived!
Shared from CSMH NEWS AND RESOURCES, May 17, 2013:  
"Please feel free to share this announcement with others who are interested in school mental health research, training, policy, and/or practice. These announcements are archived on the CSMH website at  "

Center for School Mental Health
737 West Lombard Street, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
PH: (410) 706-0980
Fax - (410) 706-0984








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